Water polo at the 1932 Summer Olympics

Final results for the water polo tournament at the 1932 Summer Olympics:[1][2]

Men's water polo
at the Games of the X Olympiad
VenueLos Angeles
Dates4–13 August
Competitors41 from 5 nations
Medalists
1st place, gold medalist(s) Hungary
 Hungary
2nd place, silver medalist(s) Germany
 Germany
3rd place, bronze medalist(s) United States
 United States
← 1928
1936 →

Medal summaryEdit

Gold Silver Bronze
  Hungary (HUN)[1]
István Barta
György Bródy
Olivér Halassy
Márton Homonnai
Sándor Ivády
Alajos Keserű
Ferenc Keserű
János Németh
Miklós Sárkány
József Vértesy
  Germany (GER)
Emil Benecke
Otto Cordes
Hans Eckstein
Fritz Gunst
Erich Rademacher
Joachim Rademacher
Hans Schulze
Heiko Schwartz
  United States (USA)
Austin Clapp
Philip Daubenspeck
Charles Finn
Charles McCallister
Wally O'Connor
Cal Strong
Herbert Wildman
Tex Robertson

ResultsEdit

  • 4 August
Germany   7 – 3   Brazil
  • 6 August
United States   6 – 1   Brazil
Hungary   6 – 2   Germany
  • 7 August
United States   10 – 0   Japan
  • 8 August
Hungary   17 – 0   Japan
  • 9 August
United States   4 – 4   Germany
  • 11 August
Hungary   7 – 0   United States
  • 12 August
Germany   10 – 0   Japan

Final standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts  HUN  GER  USA  JPN  BRA
    Hungary (HUN) 3 3 0 0 30 2 +28 6 6–2 7–0 17–0 -
    Germany (GER) 3 1 1 1 16 10 +6 3 2–6 4–4 10–0 7–3
    United States (USA) 3 1 1 1 14 11 +3 3 0–7 4–4 10–0 6–1
4   Japan (JPN) 3 0 0 3 0 37 −37 0 0:17 0:10 0:10 -
  Brazil (BRA) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0[a] - 3–7 1–6 -
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ Brazil was disqualified after their players assaulted officials at the end of their match against Germany. Their two matches were annulled.[3]

Participating nationsEdit

Each country was allowed to enter a team of 11 players and all were eligible for participation.

A total of 41(*) water polo players from 5 nations competed at the Los Angeles Games:

(*) NOTE: There are only players counted, which participated in one game at least.

Not all reserve players are known.

SummaryEdit

Place Nation
1   Hungary (HUN)
István Barta (III. ker. TVE)
György Bródy (FTC)
Olivér Halassy (UTE)
Márton Homonnai (UTE)
Sándor Ivády (MAC)
Alajos Keserű (FTC)
Ferenc Keserű (III. ker. TVE)
János Németh (UTE)
Miklós Sárkány (UTE)
József Vértesy (BSE)
2   Germany (GER)
Emil Benecke (Hellas Magdeburg)
Otto Cordes (Hellas Magdeburg)
Hans Eckstein (Poseidon Leipzig)
Fritz Gunst (Wasserfreunde 98 Hannover)
Erich Rademacher (Hellas Magdeburg)
Joachim Rademacher (Hellas Magdeburg)
Hans Schulze
Heiko Schwartz
Gerd Pohl
Hans Schwartz
Albert Schumberg
3   United States (USA)
Coach: Frank Rivas (Venice Swimming Association)
Austin Clapp (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Philip Daubenspeck (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Charles Finn (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Charles McCallister (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Wally O'Connor (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Cal Strong (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Herbert Wildman (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Frank C. Graham (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Fred Lauer (Illinois Athletic Club)
William O'Connor (Los Angeles Athletic Club)
Raymond Ruddy (New York Athletic Club)
Tex Robertson
Duke Kahanamoku alternate
4   Japan (JPN)
Shuji Doi
Akira Fujita
Seibei Kimura
Takashige Matsumoto
Yasutarō Sakagami
Tosuke Sawami
Takaji Takebayashi
Iwao Tokito
DSQ   Brazil (BRA)
Salvador Amendola
Carlos Branco
Luiz da Silva
Mario de Lorenzo
Antônio Jacobina Filho
Jefferson Souza
Adhemar Serpa
Pedro Theberge

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "HistoFINA – Water polo medalists and statistics" (PDF). fina.org. FINA. September 2019. p. 4. Retrieved 16 April 2021.
  2. ^ "Water Polo at the 1932 Los Angeles Summer Games". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 21 November 2019.
  3. ^ Encyclopedia of the Modern Olympic Movement, John E. Findling, Kimberly D. Pelle, Greenwood Publishing group, 2004

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